Health

Sleep is a performance asset

Sleep is a performance asset

Sleep is vital. Think about it: sleep loss causes performance to suffer, but getting plenty of sleep results in better performance.

February 3, 2016 ×

TRICARE Pharmacy copays change Feb. 1

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Military pharmacies and TRICARE Pharmacy home delivery will remain the lowest cost pharmacy option for TRICARE beneficiaries when some TRICARE pharmacy copays change in 2016.

February 3, 2016 ×
Overcome your weight-loss plateau

Overcome your weight-loss plateau

Have you been wat-ching what you eat and exercising regularly, but for some reason, the scale just won’t budge?

February 3, 2016 ×
Army helps to meet nutritional needs of Mars astronauts

Army helps to meet nutritional needs of Mars astronauts

NATICK, Mass. — Traveling to the second smallest planet in the solar system can give you a big appetite, not to mention special nutritional needs.

January 20, 2016 ×
Cook book offers creative meal, ready-to-eat recipes

Cook book offers creative meal, ready-to-eat recipes

NATICK, Mass. — Imagine unwrapping a meal, ready-to-eat, or MRE, and digging into nostalgic comfort cuisines, like Parachute Pork, Battalion Brownie Pops and Ranger Red Hot Party Mix. Who in the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, or USARIEM, is cooking up these creative concoctions, and where can we get some?

January 6, 2016 ×
Supplements and medications – What’s the problem?

Supplements and medications – What’s the problem?

Dietary supplements and medications (prescription or over-the-counter) can be a dangerous combination.

December 16, 2015 ×
Horoho relinquishes command of MEDCOM

Horoho relinquishes command of MEDCOM

FORT SAM HOUSTON, TEXAS — Lt. Gen. Patricia D. Horoho passed the flag to Gen. Daniel B. Allyn, Army vice chief of staff, during a ceremony at Fort Sam Houston today marking the end of her tenure as the Army’s 43rd surgeon general.

December 16, 2015 ×

Tie a white ribbon “round the ole oak tree”

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Lung cancer is the second most common cancer in both men and women and the leading cause of cancer death in the United States. Each year, more people die from lung cancer than from colon, breast and prostate cancers combined.

December 3, 2015 ×